2018-02-08 / Obituaries


ELMA LUCILE (VANDER LINDEN) GREEN, 86, of Davison, has gone to be with her Lord on Saturday, February 3, 2018.

Elma was born in Washington, D.C. on May 1, 1931 and lived in Hyattsville, MD, for 19 years. She graduated from Greenville College in Greenville, IL, in 1952, having married Donovan Jarvis Green in Washington, D.C. on December 30, 1950. He preceded her in death on May 30, 2016. Elma and her husband lived in Otisville for 11 years and in Davison for over 50 years, spending numerous winters in Lakeland, FL. She was a devoted wife, beloved mother and precious grandmother. Elma was a member of Richfield Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed her family, her church, her friends and loved music.

Elma is survived by five children, Douglas (Doris) Green, Dale (Debbie) Green, Dave (Bobbie) Green, Debra (Mark) Kulaga and Don (Christie) Green; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Della and Betty Mae; many other loving family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Edna (Ritgers) Vander Linden; loving husband, Donovan Jarvis Green; and her oldest brother, Wilbur.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Homestead Home Healthcare at Woodhaven Senior Community for their loving and compassionate care of Elma.

Memorial contributions may be made to Eastside Mission of Flint.

A Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Allen Funeral Home, 9136 Davison Road, Davison, MI 48423; Pastor Alan Duce officiating. Private interment in Davison Cemetery. The family will receive visitors 3-8 p.m. Friday, February 9, 2018 and 10-11 a.m. Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Allen Funeral Home.

Please share your thoughts with the family at www.allenfuneralhomeinc.com

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